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$2.99 E-book special for February

$2.99 E-book special for February

For the entire month of February, the digital version of "What Doctors Feel" is only $2.99 on all platforms. Less than a latte, and no saturated fats. Get yours now!

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Danielle’s TEDMED Talk

Danielle’s TEDMED Talk

"Deconstructing Perfection."

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The “Mall-ification” of Health Care

The “Mall-ification” of Health Care

Retail health clinics have exploded over the last 10 years, and now it seems like every other big box store, supermarket and shopping mall has its own clinic.

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Getting the Diagnosis Wrong

Getting the Diagnosis Wrong

Diagnostic accuracy is fiendishly difficult to measure precisely. A new report suggests that nearly everyone will experience at least one diagnostic error in their lifetimes.

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Getting the Diagnosis Right

Getting the Diagnosis Right

If I had the luxury of an hour with each patient, I would have the time to carefully sort through every diagnostic possibility. But the reality is that I, like most doctors, have five to 10 minutes to push the majority of diagnoses to the bottom of the list, come up with the most likely…

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Adding Spice to the Slog: Humanities in Medical Training

Adding Spice to the Slog: Humanities in Medical Training

As soon as we’d finish rounds on the medical wards I’d race to pass out an Anatole Broyard essay in the nanoseconds before dispersal entropy overtook our team.

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Documentary: Why Doctors Write

Documentary: Why Doctors Write

Ken Browne Productions is excited to launch the trailer for the film, "Why Doctors Write: Finding Humanity in Medicine." Danielle Ofri is filmed at Bellevue Hospital along with one of her long-time patients. When completed, the documentary will explore storytelling and creativity in medicine.

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The Pain Med Conundrum

The Pain Med Conundrum

Under-treating pain violates the basic ethical principles of medicine. On the other hand, we are lambasted for over-prescribing pain medications. What are doctors to do?

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Storytelling in Medicine: the Passion and the Peril

Storytelling in Medicine: the Passion and the Peril

So much of medicine is about stories—the ones we hear, the ones we tell, the ones we participate in—that it is no accident that doctors and nurses are attracted to stories.

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Interview about Technology and Medicine

Interview about Technology and Medicine

Danielle Ofri talks about how technology is mixing with medicine. Everything from electronic medical records to home fitness monitors to how emotions can dominate even the most advanced technology.

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